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350 recettes de cuisine. Les ecoles menageres provinciales.
Montréal: Imprimerie H.F. Lauzon, 1915. Small octavo, [13], 4-265 pages. Ads. Black & white photo illustrations. Second edition, following the original published by "La Patrie" 1912. A French-Canadian cooking school recipe book, from the director of Montreal's Ecoles Menageres Provinciales. The photos include exterior and interior shots of the school itself. Near fine, in original black-titled green cloth. [OCLC locates six copies of this edition; Driver Q73.2]. (Item #5259)
Price: $200.00
350 recettes de cuisine. Les ecoles menageres provinciales. Jeanne Anctil.
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Aunt Kate's Household Annual.
London & Dundee: John Leng & Company, [1932]. Thick octavo, 252 pages. Illustrated throughout. First edition. A cookbook with a preliminary calendar for the year 1933. Not quite an almanac/cookbook but in that vicinity. This is the only year for which we can find any record, so the annual aspect of the book was short-lived. The illustrations throughout include color illustrations of various dishes, and black and white photographic illustrations... (Item #5294)
Price: $150.00
Aunt Kate's Household Annual. Aunt Kate.
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Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; Designed as a Supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy. Third edition.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. Octavo, xiii + 306 , including index. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Stated third edition, but following Cagle's descriptions, this is the first edition, 6th printing. This recipe book was a supplement to A Treatise on Domestic Economy, by the great educator and domestic reformer Catherine Beecher. Corner of half-title lacking. Some light foxing and soiling throughout. Rebound in tan cloth with gilt-stamped morocco spine label... (Item #2588)
Price: $250.00
Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; Designed as a Supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy. Third edition. Miss Beecher, Catherine Esther.
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The Oyster: a popular summary of a scientific study.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1891. Octavo, xxxvi, 230 pages. Illustrated. First edition. "What was once the most bountiful source of oysters in the world has become nearly exhausted. More than a century ago... scientist and Maryland state official William K. Brooks warned that this day would come. A classical morphologist by training, and one of the Johns Hopkins University's first and most distinguished faculty members, Brooks had "tonged oysters... (Item #5293)
Price: $180.00
The Oyster: a popular summary of a scientific study. William Keith Brooks.
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Prairie Farming in America With Notes by the way on Canada and the United States.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. Octavo, vi, 130, [2] pages. Ads. First edition. James Caird (1816-92) was an agriculturalist and member of the British Parliament, author of English Agriculture, Letters on the Corn Crops, High Farming, and The West of Ireland. This volume was the result of a tour he undertook in 1859 through Canada and the American Midwest. Much of the volume is devoted to Illinois, though... (Item #5292)
Price: $350.00
Prairie Farming in America With Notes by the way on Canada and the United States. James Caird.
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Stories for Helen.
Philadelphia: Henry F. Anners, Chestnut Street/Printed by King & Baird, 1845. Duodecimo, 140 pages. Frontispiece. First edition under this title. One of a number of works of fiction by the popular Philadelphia cookbook author. The stories were originally included in Atlantic Tales, published in 1833. Owner's ink inscription to front fly; a bit of foxing and age-toning throughout, otherwise very good, in original blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth. [OCLC locates... (Item #5163)
Price: $120.00
Stories for Helen. Miss Eliza Leslie.
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Les Plaisirs de la Table. Où, sous une forme nouvelle, l'Auteur a dévoilé maints délicieux secrets et recettes de bonne Cuisine, transcrit les précieux avis de Gourmets fameux et de fins Gastronomes, conseillers aimables et sûrs de l'Art du Bien-Manger. Préface de Robert de Flers. Dessins de P. F. Grignon.
Paris: by the author and J. Meynial, [1926]. Small quarto, 333 pages. First edition, trade issue on verge antique. A "remarquable livre de recettes." (Oberlé. Le Fastes de Bacchus et de Comus). Nignon was chef to the Tsar, and to the Austrian Emperor, before cooking at the grand Parisian restaurant, Larue. His cookbook is filled not just with recipes redolent of the finest French cooking, but also many historical culinary... (Item #2474)
Price: $500.00
Les Plaisirs de la Table. Où, sous une forme nouvelle, l'Auteur a dévoilé maints délicieux secrets et recettes de bonne Cuisine, transcrit les précieux avis de Gourmets fameux et de fins Gastronomes, conseillers aimables et sûrs de l'Art du Bien-Manger. Préface de Robert de Flers. Dessins de P. F. Grignon. Edouard Nignon.
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The Story of the New England Kitchen. Part II. A Study in Social Economics.
Boston: Press of Rockwell and Churchill, (1893). Small pamphlet, 26, [2 (blank)] pages. First edition of this second, separately published work. There was a first part, issued in 1890, and that earlier publication is summarized within this one. A report, by the creators, on the New England Kitchen, an experiment in cooking education by example, aimed at weening immigrants off of their food traditions toward a "New England diet" (see... (Item #4968)
Price: $180.00
The Story of the New England Kitchen. Part II. A Study in Social Economics. Ellen Henrietta Richards, Mary Hinman Abel.
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Three Meals a Day: A choice collection of valuable and reliable recipes in all classes of cookery and a comprehensive cyclopedia of information for the home ... and a thousand facts worth knowing. [WITH] Die Tafel und die Kuche, ein sammlung...
Chicago, IL: Educational Company, 189[7?]. Octavo, selected pages [70 leaves], illustrated frontispiece, engraved illustrations. Oil cloth covers, decorated endpapers. text in English and in German. Salesman's sample book, advertising English and German editions, for a subscription publication; postdating editions issued by North American in 1887 and by Acme in 1892, and antedating an enlarged edition published by The Educational Company in 1902. Maud C. Cooke, was a popular and prolific... (Item #3208)
Price: $250.00
Three Meals a Day: A choice collection of valuable and reliable recipes in all classes of cookery and a comprehensive cyclopedia of information for the home ... and a thousand facts worth knowing. [WITH] Die Tafel und die Kuche, ein sammlung. Sample Book, Maud C. Cooke.
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Weinbau und Kellerwirtshaft [Viticulture and Enology].
[Geisenhiem, Germany]: 1889/90. Octavo, 270, [4] pages. Table of contents. Illustrated. Manuscript of an unpublished work on grape growing and winemaking, by the principal of the School of Fruit and Wine Growing at Slovenia’s University of Malibor. The manuscript is a well-organized treatise on the subject, not a collection of notes, and therefore we believe it is a draft work in progress of an unpublished book. Divided neatly into two... (Item #5350)
Price: $4,500.00
Weinbau und Kellerwirtshaft [Viticulture and Enology]. Franz Zweifler.